DRCC News

Draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern Available for Public Review

November 19th, 2019

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue Binational Strategies to reduce the release and impact of Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMCs). The draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated CMCs is now available for public review on binational.net. These draft screening criteria were developed to provide […]

TD Tree Day Windsor 2019

November 1st, 2019

TD Tree Day Windsor 2019 Gina Pannunzio, Kelly Laforest and Ian Naisbitt Woke up today and checked the foreboding weather forecast: “Frost advisory in effect for: Windsor – Leamington – Essex County and Special weather statement in effect for: Windsor – Leamington – Essex County.” More details included: increasing cloudiness. Rain beginning this afternoon. Amount […]

US making progress on sediment remediation, but more work still to be done

October 28th, 2019

The DRCC Public Advisory Council hosted US colleagues who provided a presentation on the progress of sediment remediation efforts on the American side of the Detroit River. The presentation highlighted the projects American partners are tackling to improve sediment quality, which improves overall ecosystem health of the river system.  In 2012, a comprehensive study took […]

Great Lakes Restoration – Celebrating our Accomplishments and Celebrating the Future

October 3rd, 2019

The DRCC is attending the Great Lakes Restoration Celebration, hosted by the Alliance of Rouge Communities and held at The Henry Ford in Dearborn on October 18, 2019. As part of this celebration, a book was created showcasing the organizations contributing to Great Lakes Restoration in Southeast Michigan and some of their restoration projects. The DRCC […]

The Public Advisory Council of the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup plans public presentation on U.S. sediment remediation

October 1st, 2019

Windsor, ON – Join the Public Advisory Council of the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup as they host U.S. colleagues who will provide a presentation on the progress of sediment remediation efforts on the American side of the Detroit River. The upcoming presentation will highlight the projects American partners are tackling to improve sediment quality, which […]

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